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The Defector Selected into 7 World Festivals and Nominated for CSC Award

The Defector has been selected into a number of festivals around the world including the SXSW Interactive Festival, March 8th to 12th in Austin, Texas. We’ll be there with Jam3 to give the inside scoop on how we built The Defector Interactive successfully from a feature documentary film project on our panel “10 Tips from Kim Jong-Il About Interactive Docs”.

We’re also delighted to announce that our DP – Stephen Chung – has been nominated for Best Documentary Cinematography for the 56th Annual Canadian Society of Cinematographers’ Awards for his amazing work on The Defector: Escape from North Korea. Please join us in congratulating him. We’ll keep you posted as the drum rolls…

Upcoming Festivals for The Defector:

  1. SXSW Interactive Festival, Austin, Texas, March 8-17

  2. Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival, Greece, March 15th – 24th, 2013

  3. Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, Sebastopol, California, March 23rd, 2013

  4. Documentary Edge Film Festival, New Zealand, April 11th – 21st, Auckland; May 9th – 19th, Wellington

  5. Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival, Qatar, April 18th – 21st, 2013

  6. Plus one we can’t tell you about yet.

  7. The Defector’s World premiere was at IDFA 2012


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